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The Hobler

££ - £££, British,
Southampton Road | Boldre, New Forest, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8PT, England
+44 1590 623944
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (5 reviews)
“lasagne” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Southampton Road | Boldre, New Forest, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8PT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to pop in on the way home from Southampton , initally for a drink , but after looking at what was being served , decided to try , and a good decision it was too. Well presented , lots of freshly cooked food...More

Thank alansharp1423
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first visit to this pub and we were having Sunday lunch. We had a table booked and we were shown to it in a room. They had laid the tables out very thoughtfully as there were quite a few of us. Our dinner was...More

1  Thank Adrian S
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Adrian, Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the food and that the service was enjoyable. I am sorry about the temperature of the room. We do find it hard to warm that back room up but are looking into...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was taken to the Hobler with two young great friends. The Lunch was lovely and staff very friendly - my only comment would be the loud welcome by the dogs and sitting by your table while you are eating. Even had their dog bed...More

Thank Ivan F
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ivan, I'm glad that you enjoyed the food. I'm sorry that the dogs sat next to you. A lot of people encourage them to their tables so they don't know when they are not wanted. If you had said we would have called them...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub after our long forest walk, the staff are great and the food and wine excellent, the chips were amazing, a really dog friendly pub with two great Labradors and a lovely springer with his new Christmas toy they come to greet you when...More

Thank Yvette B
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Yvette, We are glad that you loved the food and the wine and enjoyed the warm greeting from the dogs! Hope to see you again. Kind regards, Danny

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Quaint little pub , food was good , service very good too, not too happy about the owners dogs sat at the foot of our table not begging though, but the barking every time the front door opens was annoying , all in all worth...More

Thank markoulli
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mark, I would like to apologies for the dogs they are encouraged by a lot of people and unfortunately they don't know when people aren't so keen on them. We pride ourselves on making everyone's experience the best it can be. A staff member...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

We visited for lunch. Dog friendly. Friendly and efficient service. Really enjoyed the food as on previous visits, and will visit again on future holidays.

Thank Indeana
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We were staying at the Spinney B&B and The Hobler Inn was recommended. Torch light stroll 200 metres along the verge. Open fire, two beautiful dogs and a welcoming atmosphere as the Christmas decorations were being put up. To top it all the food was...More

Thank Tracy D
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tracy, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Hobler and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming! can't wait to see you again soon! Kind regards, Danny and the team

Reviewed 25 November 2017

We came across this pub after a long walk, although we only drank here the overall ambience was spot on, very welcoming and friendly.

Thank Paul R
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Paul, Thank you for visiting the Hobler, I hope we can entice you back again for some homemade food from are varied menu to accompany a couple of drinks. Kind regards, Danny

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food very tasty and well presented and good customer friendly staff well recommended , a varied menu

Thank Cazzie1973
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited this pub when we were on the look for somewhere to eat for dinner. As soon as you walk in you immediately feel warm and welcome by the staff and two cheery dogs. We got there at an early time...More

Thank Emily H
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Questions & Answers
Shahab H
17 December 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I think you'll find that the pub is actually in Boldre albeit along the main road.
Leah P
19 October 2016|
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Response from AlcatrazGroup | Property representative |
Hello, We have a big garden where they can play =) Kind regards.
20 August 2015|
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Response from AlcatrazGroup | Property representative |
Hello, It's allowed in bar area =) Kind regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southampton Road | Boldre, New Forest, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 623944
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